Test Catalog

Test ID: HBAGP    
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Prenatal, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Stand-alone prenatal screening test for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections in pregnant women


This test is not offered as a screening or confirmatory test for blood donor specimens.


This test is not useful for diagnosis of hepatitis B during the "window period" of acute HBV infection (ie, after disappearance of hepatitis B surface antigen and prior to appearance of hepatitis B surface antibody).

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HBNTPHBs Ag Confirmation Prenatal, SNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) prenatal is reactive, then HBsAg confirmation will be performed at an additional charge.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CIA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HBs Antigen Prenatal, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Hepatitis Bs Ag Prenatal
HBsAg (Hepatitis Bs Antigen) Prenatal
HBV Surface Antigen Prenatal
Hep B Surface Antigen Prenatal
Hepatitis Bs Ag Prenatal